Winners of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award

1996 William Styron

1997 John Barth

1998 Joyce Carol Oates

1999 E. L. Doctorow

2000 Norman Mailer

2001 Earnest  J. Gaines

2002 John Updike

2003 Edward Albee

2004 Grace Paley

2005 Pat Conroy

2006 Jane Smiley

2007 William Kennedy

2008 Elmore Leonard

2009 Julia Alvarez

2010 Alice McDermott

2011 Maxine Hong Kingston

2013 Robert Olen Butler

2014 James Salter

2015 Richard Ford

2016 Garrison Keillor